Icon-naming-spec names help... (I am a bit confused)
mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Sep 22 08:03:21 PDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 10:56 -0400, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 16:41 +0200, Stephan Arts wrote:
> > gnome-fs-blockdev
> > gnome-fs-fifo
> > gnome-fs-socket
> > gnome-fs-chardev
> > gnome-fs-regular
> > As you can see, I found replacements for the top 7 icons pretty
> > easilly. But the last 7 confuse me, which icon-names should be used
> > for that?
> There are no replacements for these in the spec. A "regular file" icon
> doesn't make sense, as every file should have a mime type. It was used
> in nautilus for text file previews, and we have text-x-preview in
> gnome-icon-theme for that, but it is not in the spec, and I don't think
> it should be.
Thats just really not true. A generic file icon makes a ton of sense.
You don't always want to represent mime information.
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